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Arrogate ran 10 furlongs in 1:59.36(2/5s). Is this a tie for the world record for three year olds on dirt? It is the same as the Kentucky Derby time of Secretariat of 1:59 2/5 salbeit later in the year. Have three year olds run faster times on dirt? I know Dullahan at Del Mar ran a 1:59.54 time on the cushion track. Candy 4 when he ran a 1:59.11. Spectacular Bid was 4 when he set the world record at the distance. Raven's Pass at 3 ran a 1:59.27 time at Santa Anita in the 2008 BC Classic, but that was on pro ride. In 1999, Cat Thief ran a 1:59.22 time in the BC Classic but that was not as good as Secretariat or Arrogate. Skip Away was 4 when he ran a 1:59.16 in the BC Classic, as was Ghostzapper when he set the stakes record at Lone Star Park of 1:59.02. Inquiring minds want to know...
So hard to run out of things to say about this great horse..Easy Goer was so brilliant..According to Ragozin figures/sheets Easy Goer ran better and faster in his Belmont than Secretariat did in his Belmont..According to Ragozin figures Easy Goers Belmont is ranked #1 of all time..Amazing..
This horse has ran 5 times since Feb 18th and just got done dueling all the way around the track at 1 1/4 through wicked fast fractions prior to the Preakness..Has run in the wet going 3 out of his last 4 starts..He gets a crucial well needed 3 weeks rest now heading into the Belmont where more than a good chance he finally gets a "fast track"...Please stop trying to measure this horses chances in the Belmont strictly off his Preakness performance..Circumstances are different..
People are getting way too upset about Bob mentioning some trivial comparisons between Justify and AP.
  • Gotham1989 via Disqus · Justify has already dueled on the lead 2 consecutive races and won..1 of them through suicide fractions..American Pharoah spent his career loose on the lead dictating with no adversity..Only time he felt even the slightest pressure on the lead he lost in the Travers...Justify has also already beaten a couple horses that were better than any horse Pharoah ever faced..Nothing trivial about the comparisons..Justify has already been more impressive · -264 seconds ago
This colt is a real specimen of thoroughbred to look at. A real bull of a horse, and he can run a little bit too. I think the ability to win the Triple Crown is absolutely there for Justify, but I think Baffert will have to tweak the tactics a bit that won him the Kentucky Derby & Preakness for Mike Smith to get him home over 12f at Big Sandy. My meaning being, he can't go into the Belmont Stakes looking to get into another protracted speed duel on the front end like he did in the Preakness or he'll be lucky to hit the board. The cavalry was coming at Justify hard at the end of that race, and I can't imagine having been able to have held off that field for another full 1-1/2f had that been the Belmont instead of the Preakness. I get the sense that 12f might be stretching Justify a bit, but he's so physically strong and gifted that I think he can get the trip as long as he gets the right ride from Mike Smith, and there's no one better to have in the plate. It would be great to see another Triple Crown winner so soon on the back American Pharoah.
This may be my favorite buyer/consignor combination ever. I like this filly already. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/1dead84856ad15961457b0fe14cfcc9baca96f175ad9db820731bae5ddcf7247.jpg
Justify is a one of a kind ground breaking historical horse. No horse in the history of horse racing has ever opened their career winning all 5 of their races. On the way to winning the first two legs of the Triple Crown. Without a two year old foundation. There are no comparisons for this horse. Justify is one of a kind. Justify is in the record books. Just 5 races into his career. You have all Just witnessed history in the making. Give this horse his due.
Per DRF Grening--Restoring Hope is a possible for the Belmont according to Baffert, who says the Wests want the colt to run. http://live.drf.com/nuggets/42650-baffert-trained-restoring-hope-possible-for-belmont-stakes
Picking Saxon Warrior to win the Epsom Derby
I hope this horse wins the triple crown to show that he is better than American Pharoah and is Top 10 of Greatest of all time
  • travel_vic · Only one word fits this comment: ultracrepidarian and then some. Fager would have EATEN him alive · 1 hour ago
  • Meydan Rocks via Disqus · https://www.gannett-cdn.com/-mm-/0f3ea3ca63a67243838dc66e5b207156fe7936cf/c=105-0-2459-3138&r=537&c=0-0-534-712/local/-/media/2018/05/20/Louisville/Louisville/636624059750306943-Baffert-Leaves-01.jpg · 1 hour ago
TV host Hayley Moore -- Ryan's sister -- bravely snagged a loose horse Tuesday. See it here.Read More
I wonder if Jusify not racing at two will inspire other owners to do the same with their horses. I have always thought that they are still very young and growing at two, and it is hard on them to do so much racing so young. Justify may be the turning point to help prevent early breakdowns and injuries by letting horses grow and develop before getting them into intense racing. It will be interesting to see if he remains relatively injury free, as him not racing at two could have prevented
  • Mike in SB · Studies have shown that horses that race at two are actually sounder than those that don’t, I understand it is from the strengthening of bone that comes from exercise as they develop. · 2 hours ago
Stop comparing Justify to Pharoah, Bob, it's really aggravating ...and a bit disrespectful of your Triple Crown winner. They are different horses in almost every way. Of course Justify weighs more, he's taller than Pharoah. Weight has nothing to do with condition. As we know, Pharoah was a very lean horse throughout his career. In my opinion Bob is enamored with his new shiny object and letting his past shiny object fade (as is human nature) but these constant comparisons to Pharoah by the connections and media are unfair. Pharoah already doesn't get the respect he deserves, he doesn't need it from his own trainer.
  • Patricia King via Disqus · Hip-Hip Hooray! American Pharoah. Thank you for standing up for Pharoah and the other Triple Crown winners. · 13 minutes ago
  • Gotham1989 via Disqus · The 2 best horses American Pharoah has faced during his entire career have a combined lifetime record of "9 for 43"..Let that sink in... · 11 minutes ago
There's an awful lot of to-do about Justify's size. Pleasant Colony was even bigger: he was just under 17 hands at age 3.
  • ReBel via Disqus · Holy Roller was 18 hands ...barely fit in the starting gate. · 3 hours ago
Can you believe this? Apparently, Justify was jumping those puddles all the way around. Goodness Gracious Me!!!
  • Stan Beeman via Disqus · i have to admire mythology creation. Yep he was jumping more than he was running, I think he even took the time to wander around the track on his way to look for puddles to jump. He would have had to because where he was on the track, the best part of the track, it was sealed and compressed, there were no puddles there. · 4 hours ago
It appears Mitole will be the one to beat in the Woody Stephens, but Strike Power will be right there at the end, IMO. He's definitely a sprinter type, and had no chance in the Florida Derby, dueling with Promises Fulfilled, setting fast fractions, only to fade in the late stages. Mark Hennig gave him a rest, but he's back in training, and has recorded a couple of impressive works. His 7 furlong, Swale Stakes win, 1:22.60, was quite impressive, IMO. No doubt Mitole will be the odds-on favorite, we could see Strike Power in the 5-1/6-1 range. An exacta box might be the way to go in the Woody Stephens, using Mitole and SP.
I have to rephrase the question.. where and when will Funny Duck be racing again?
  • pointgiven23 via Disqus · Woody Stephens maybe? Connections took the same route with Wild Shot last year. Maybe they will play the rain dance, he sure loved the mud LTO · 4 hours ago
  • Buckpasser via Disqus · In the app Horse Racing Now there is a place where you can type in a horse’s name and his works and entries will come up. There are other apps too where you can do this. · 3 hours ago
If this list gets confirmed. I"d Pick Audible/Hofburg/Justify.
How can I find out where Funny Duck is racing next?
We discuss why, numerically, Justify regressed in the Preakness Stakes.Read More
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  • Sig Bouncer via Disqus · All of these speed figures are inexact sciences. But here’s a problem or two lately with Beyer. Two races were run over the Santa Anita main track at 1 1/16 miles on September 30 2017 with no weather issues. Bolt d’Oro ran faster than Paradise Woods did. Bolt d'Oro was timed in 1:43.54. Paradise Woods was timed in 1:44.34. Yet Beyer gave Bolt d'Oro a 100 BSF. And Beyer gave Paradise Woods a 105 BSF. In another recent case Beyer made a change to his BSF figures to a winning horse in a race months after giving that horse it's initial BSF rating. I don't recall the name of the horse. But the word was it was done to keep the BSF figures in more of a line with how the horse continued to progress if memory serves me correct. · 1 hour ago
  • David Borges via Disqus · BEYER numbers are a useless tool. Base on pure opinion that always gives higher numbers to east coast horses. Especially to certain mayor trainers in NY. I've picked 9 derby winners and never even looked at that bold number distraction. · 1 hour ago

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